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Jan 1, 2013 6:00am EST
pension plan, your healthcare plan, paper or plastic. you have everything thrown in your lap, and maybe most important is the information you choose to consume. you are what you eat. if you eat nothing but chocolate pudding your entire life, then you can venture out there and very your diet. it is all there. there are so many times when i have spoken in public forums and people will say, why are the media not covering x? how did you find out about that? it was on page 6, but they thought it should be on page one. the media you consume are not reflecting your priorities. they are run by people. if you go straight to google news, you can have an algorithm doing that search for you. i think you just have to swallow hard, do a lot, and realize this is all up to you now. i am not startling for the world that was at all. >> that task of leaving it up to you can be kind of frightening. >> you have to find people you can trust. when you watch cbs or it read the new york times, those were your aggregators. it is not about "here is what i had for breakfast today." it is about "this person i
Dec 28, 2012 2:00pm EST
reduction in the healthcare law to providers. 50 million people rely on this program. it benefits individuals over the age of 65. a lot of people depend on it. host: what is the current budget for medicare? guest: about $550 billion for this year. host: does that include the premiums that seniors pay? guest: what they pay it will go to the payments that will go to the doctors that care for the beneficiary. host: how much is coming out of general revenue? guest: the beneficiaries pay 25% of the program in part b. in part d, you have about 32 beneficiaries that are on the program. host: medicare is divided into four parts. part a is hospital insurance. host: how did the affordable care act change medicare? guest: it will take $716 billion away from medicare providers. the payments will still grow. providers of care will see their reimbursements decrease. beneficiaries receive some new services. they will get some help if they are enrolled in the drug program. they will be helped to close the donut hole. host: how is medicare being looked at? guest: medicare providers will be cut by
Jan 1, 2013 1:00am EST
, and the continuing question of how to expand access to healthcare, how to improve health care, or costs is going to heat up in the next year. to discuss these issues we have the chairman of adventure holdings. she has also trained as an astronaut. please welcome esther. [applause] >> good morning. i am going to talk briefly and make predictions for three markets concerning health. they are the markets for health care, the market for bad health, and the market for health itself. the health-care market is what you think of, drugs, pharma, insurance companies, doctors, hospitals. in the u.s., we now have health reform. things will change slowly and there slowly turning towards keeping people healthy rather than treating them when they are sick. drug companies will continue mining because they cannot charge enough for their drugs. the insurance companies will wine because they have to treat people that are sick as opposed to just the healthy ones. but they will figure out to some extent how to align their incentives with that. the government will not have to be had met somebody so com
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